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Group Spreading: A Protocol for Provably Secure Distributed Name Service
 

Summary: Group Spreading: A Protocol for
Provably Secure Distributed Name Service
Baruch Awerbuch
Department of Computer Science
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
baruch@cs.jhu.edu
Christian Scheideler
Department of Computer Science
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
scheideler@cs.jhu.edu
Abstract
In order to enable communication between a dynamic collection of peers with given ID's, such
as "machine.cs.school.edu", over the Internet, a distributed name service must be implemented on top
of this collection of peers that translates given names into IP addresses, by implementing a dynamic
distributed database for concurrent IP lookups.
This paper shows that this very fundamental task can be implemented in a completely decentral-

  

Source: Awerbuch, Baruch - Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences